In force: 2018-04-05
16. Subject to the application of the second paragraph of section 346.0.7 of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) or of any other legislative or regulatory provision requiring the presence of a greater number of persons in a residence, the operator of a private seniors’ residence must ensure supervision in the residence, in accordance with sections 17 to 20, according to the category to which the residence belongs and the number of rental units offered for lease. The operator must also make sure, where required, that a sufficient number of persons able to ensure the evacuation of the residents in case of emergency is present in the residence.
For the purposes of sections 17 to 20, a person present in the residence to supervise it must, from the first supervision, hold, as the case may be, the attestations referred to in section 28 or the diploma referred to in subparagraph 1 of the first paragraph of section 29, or have obtained one of the documents referred to in subparagraph 2 or 3 of the first paragraph of that section. The foregoing also applies to a care attendant referred to in section 27.